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  1. Vinegar – A Culinary Acid to Love


    May 7, 2015 by Johanna Burani

    vinegarVinegar is 95% water, contains no protein, fat, vitamins, or hardly any other nutrient (it only “weighs in” at 2 calories/tablespoon). Yet the ancient Babylonians, Greeks and Romans praised it for its medicinal virtues, as do many of today’s cultures. Vinegar has been used to treat wounds, burns, insect bites, poison ivy, headaches and chronic fatigue. It is also believed to promote digestion and relieve stomachaches. keep reading »

  2. Low GI Recipe: Sweet & Sour Cipolline


    February 1, 2010 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Sweet and Sour Cipolline

    There are small Spanish and white onions, there are pearl and boiler onions and then there are “cipolline.” This wild onion variety is small and flat, rather than round, with a tiny pointed top end. They are easily found in Italy and are used in this type of recipe or in hearty meat or vegetable stews.

    Slowly simmering or braising these onions accentuate their full distinct flavor. They are so good, I assure you that you can’t eat just one. In fact, why not double this recipe right from the start?


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Gushers vs Tricklers

"Gushers" are quickly-digested carbohydrates that cause a rapid rise in blood glucose and fuel appetite.

"Tricklers" are slowly-digested carbohydrates that are gradually released into the bloodstream and sustain satiety. These are the good carbs.

Johanna Burani
Nutrition Works LLC
Morristown, NJ, USA

Expert in individualized, low-glycemic index (low GI) meal planning.

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